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Melvil dewey, of the dewey decimal system, thought we should have spelling reform. Melville louis kossuth (melvil) dewey (december 10, 1851 – december 26, 1931) was an american librarian and educator, inventor of the dewey decimal system of. Author wayne a wiegand's writings on dewey over the years have built his reputation as the leading dewey historian a professor at the school of library and.
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